Athlete of the Week: Joshua Patterson


Ellie Oakes

Joshua Patterson

By Emma Getz, staff writer

Name: Joshua Patterson 

Sport: Football 

Grade: 11

Accomplishments: The Patterson twins are two of the top defenders on the Tyrone team. These past two games they have been leaders on defense and are constantly bringing energy to the team. 

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Joshua Patterson: I always enjoyed watching football growing up so I started playing when I was eight. 

EE: What other sports do you play?

JP: Baseball

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

JP: Pittsburgh Steelers 

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

JP: Big Ben 

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

JP: My family because they pushed me to become the person I am today.

EE: Favorite band /musician?

JP: Motley Crew 

EE: Favorite movie/show?

JP: Wolf Of Wall Street 

EE: Favorite food?

JP: Hot Wings 

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

JP: Push yourself to be the person you can be. 

EE: What are your future goals?

JP: I would like to become a Physical Therapist.